United States form of government
The Federal Government of the United States (U.S. Federal Government) is the national government of the United States, a republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories. The federal government is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, ...
May 13, 2015 ... But there is no basis for saying that the United States is somehow “not a democracy, but a republic.” “Democracy” and “republic” aren't just words that a speaker can arbitrarily define to mean something (e.g., defining democracy as “a form of government in which all laws are made directly by the people”).
Facts and statistics about the Government type of United States. Updated as of 2018.